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  1. New short shifter

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Regular readers may recall that some time ago I fitted my 147 TS with a muchly modified shifter mechanism sourced from a Honda Accord (replacing the worn and somewhat vague anyway standard Alfa shifter). Recently I started to notice that this shifter had started to lose some of its' precision...
  2. GT jts short shift kit.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Has anybody fitted this one?
  3. Alfa GT - driver's window short drop/rise problem

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Alfa GT - driver's window short drop/rise problem - Solved Usual windows short drop of few millimeters (door opening) and rise (door closing) disappeared. All other functions on driver side are OK: manual drop/rise of window, lower door warning light, dashboard warning of open door and...
  4. Short Gear Shift Kit

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Is there any difference between the Short Gear Shift Kits of Novitec and Totally Alfa?
  5. Alfa 159 Ti - Short power loss

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hello all, strange problem so apologies for the long post.... Car is a 2009 159 Ti, 1.9 Jtdm 16v on 140., I've owned it for around 6 months, did the cambelt and waterpump and soon as I got it, I also cahnged teh MAP sensor and cleaned the MAF. The previous owner has removed the dpf, fully...
  6. 12 Alfa Romeo Facts You Should Know: The Short List

    General Alfa Discussion
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  7. 159 Short Buzz After Ignition ???

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Driving me crazy..... 159 1.9 JTS 2006 Only happens when i push the ignition lasts for 1 second only....then disappears....noise seems to be coming from back seats or boot....locking mechanism ??? Changed settings on different locking settings on menu but no difference. Anyone...
  8. Pagid brake hose too short (rear)

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Just completed by caliper rebuild and bought new Brembo pads and Pagid brake hoses from Euro Carparts.. trouble is the rear hoses are way too short to connect to the caliper. Its a 2001 3.0 v6.. I can obviously take them back which is a pain but where should I go to get the correct length hoses...
  9. Would a short shifter help my Brera's wooden gear changes?

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi Guys, I've recently bought a 2008 2.4 Brera in Misano Blue, since purchasing I've replaced the battery, power steering reservoir and fluid, upper wishbones swapped out, Eibach lowering springs and upgraded the original alloys for a nice set of of new 18's, had her re-mapped and just...
  10. Conposite head gasket in 147 1.6 and cambelt is too short?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I have fitted a composite head gasket to my 147 2001 with 1.6 engine. As a result, the cambelt is now to short. With a lot of struggle it will go on, but the tensioner and idler is almost touching each other with the belt in between them. Does anybody have any experience with this, or did I try...
  11. Mystery short draining battery

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all Just wondering if anyone has experienced the following symptoms? My 1998 156 V6 Veloce is currently parked in a barn being gradually resurrected but when I paid her a visit this week for routine fiddling, the battery was completely dead. Something wasn't right as 10 days previously the...
  12. Ts Short shift

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Anybody had a go at modifying the original stick if so how much would you have to move the pivot and do u have to make a thick spacer up Thanks
  13. hazard/fuse box fault ?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Hi. Long time lurker on the forum reaching my wits end !!! I have a 2001 v6 spider been sat unused for a while. Sunny weather means getting the car on the road again. Problem - the hazard lights seem to have developed a mind of their own flashing randomly even when car is turned off. Problem...
  14. Short number plate plinth for 147

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi did Alfa do a short number plate holder for front of the 147. I am looking to transfer a 5 digit plate and can us a smaller legal 375mm plate rather than 520mm Standard size. If so what is the correct part number and any idea who may stock?
  15. Well that was short lived...

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Well after a year of having our property on the market and after another failed offer on it this week we have decided to take it off the market hence meaning I no longer need to cut back on my car expenses so the 159 is off after just a month of ownership...... ...and in it's place. A GT 3.2...
  16. 147 Retro fit BOSE subwoofer (well short of!)

    ICE & Blue&Me
    147 Retro fit BOSE subwoofer (well sort of!) Hi guys and girls:) Just to let you all know that I have got myself a rather nice little sub in my boot now:). I really wanted to add some bass to my music whilst taking the load of (what I think as quite good) door speakers as the downside to them...
  17. Have your firm put you on short time working?

    Poll Room
    As the title says......basically working fewer hours per week with a corresponding drop in pay. My employer has just implemented this, I'll lose 4 working days in November and 7 in December which is rather disappointing considering I have just taken over a new workshop and have customers...
  18. A short tale of 6 months of "carbonio nero" magic, and recommendations.

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    To recount, I had just had my GT fitted with comfort upgrades (Q2 and Koni FSDs). The car was going well until flaming June, 2nd week of Wimbledon. You will remember we had searing heat which saw mid 30s temperatures across U.K. I have just sprinted up the A40 hill on my way home from work...
  19. Short notice meet on Thursday night

    South Central
    Anyone fancy meeting up on Thursday night in Portsmouth. I'm taking my Mito down to a car park which is a great setting for photography, similar to this shot (only better!) A few guys from the Portsmouth at night camera club (decent guys not geeks!) will be coming down, so was thinking we...
  20. Mito Multiair Short Review

    Alfa MiTo
    The New MiTo Multiair. A Review. Car reviews | Alfa Romeo MiTo MultiAir | Alfa multiplicity | by Car Enthusiast A road test review of new Multiair Mito. Car reviews | Alfa Romeo MiTo Cloverleaf | Quadrifoglio verde | by Car Enthusiast And the Cloverleaf. Edited Sorry.